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Tiffany 18K Ruby Leaf Clip Earrings

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20-1-10169

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ABOUT THESE EARRINGS

By America's most celebrated name in fine jewelry (back in the day), an artfully rendered pair of clip earrings, designed with open leaf motifs encircled by glittering red rubies. 1 1/4 inches, circa 1950, signed Tiffany & Co. The earrings are stamped Patent No. 2423905 - pertaining to the invention of this particular earring clasp by George Schuler; issued July 15, 1947, making them extremely comfortable with no pressure on the ears.

Details

Materials:
18 Karat Yellow Gold
Length:
1 1/4 Inch
Width:
5/8 Inch
Gram Weight:
13.7 Grams
Period:
Mid-Century
Gemstone Details Gemstone Details

42 Round Cut Rubies

Carat Weight:
2.00 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Color:
Purplish Red
Measurements:
2.20-2.40 mm
Total Carat Weight:
2.00

About Mid-Century Jewelry

Mid-Century jewelers gave the Victorians a run for their money when it came to variety—with the added bonus of big, bold gems in every shape, size, and color. Themes of previous eras were made fabulous enough to match the optimism of the post-war world. Transitional pieces bridged the gap between the first and second half of the 20th century.

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